Tamil Nadu panchayat tops ranking; Gujarat has most top 10 entries
Without any plan or budget of its own, Mission Antyodaya under Union rural development ministry is conceived as a convergence platform to bring about the consolidated implementation of existing schemes to improve physical and social parameters in a panchayat.
Tamil Nadu textile units ping Centre on working cap shortage
Tamil Nadu's textile entrepreneurs are claiming a severe shortage of working capital with rising manufacturing costs and customers taking more time to pay, which they say is pushing their businesses into negative performance cycles.
Tamil Nadu's Trichy City Corporation launches work on solar power plant
To harness sunlight to generate electricity, the corporation mooted a plan in October 2018 to utilise Smart Cities Mission fund. The urban local body subsequently identified 13.75 acres of land near Panchapur STP for the purpose.
Construction equipment sales show revival signs
According to two industry insiders, the industry reported marginally improved sales over preceding months in Sept, Oct & Nov although none of these months recorded growth YoY. Construction equipment include machines used for earth moving, road building, handling concrete, material handling, and material processing, among other special equipment.
Kindle, iPad make DocsApp CEO's life simpler; Tamil Nadu town Rameswaram quenches his thirst for peace
Will Smith's character in 'The Pursuit Of Happyness' keeps Satish Kannan going.
India's first fully solar-powered village - Irumbai in Tamil Nadu
The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Corporation (TEDA) plans to complete the work within two to three months. The agency is awaiting the completion of local body polls to move ahead with the project.
Veteran Tamil musician Ilaiyaraaja creates his first-ever corporate anthem for Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages
The reason behind choosing Ilaiyaraaja was the universality of his music.
DMK wants Tamil refugees in CAB
DMK MPs staged a walkout in the Lok Sabha on Monday after floor leader TR Baalu said the proposed bill did not include Lankan Tamils and the government should have been ‘sensitive’ to Tamil sentiments. The Shiv Sena too said CAB should include Tamil refugees.
Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to declare 'no new coal' policy; future demands to be met by renewable & flexible based energy
Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu are states with the highest renewable energy potential in the country. Their installed renewable energy capacities are either higher than coal power or are on a path to overtake it.
Government projects come to rescue of construction equipment industry
The industry reported marginally improved sales over preceding months in September, October and November although none of these months recorded growth year-on-year.
Rajinikanth not to support anyone in local polls
Actor Rajinikanth said he would not support any political party in the local body polls scheduled for later this month in Tamil Nadu. He is expected to launch his party next year, ahead of the assembly polls in the state, in what will be the first full-fledged assembly poll in the state in the absence of Dravidian leaders J Jayalalithaa and M Karunanidhi.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar urges Centre to grant citizenship to over 1 lakh Sri Lankan Tamils
"I request the Government of India to consider giving citizenship to more than one lakh Tamil Sri Lankans who are living in this country as refugees for the last 35 years. #CABBill," he said in a tweet. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's plea to the Centre comes a day after the Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill.
Tamil Nadu: 7000 graduates apply for 549 sanitary workers posts
Arun Kumar, BE in Mechatronics who applied for the post said, "I completed my engineering but I could not get a job in my field. I want a job now. So, I am here"
Monsoon fury leaves 25 dead in Tamil Nadu, 1000 people in relief camps
An official release said eight persons died in various rain-related incidents between November 29 and December 1. Further, 17 people were killed in a wall collapse in Coimbatore on Monday, taking the total to 25. As many as 58 head of cattle perished while over 1,700 thatched and tiled roof houses suffered damage.
EV firm Ather to set up vehicle, lithium-ion battery factory in Tamil Nadu
The investment to be committed by Ather would be Rs around Rs 635 crore and estimated to create 4300 jobs. A mail has been sent to Ather with queries about the period over which the investments would be committed.
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